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Lawson welcomes nursing students from South Korea

14 nursing students tour Parkwood Institute Research

Patient Christopher Speller demonstrates the Locomat used in his therapy for the visiting nursing students

Patient Christopher Speller demonstrates the Locomat used in his therapy for the visiting nursing students from Kyungil University in South Korea

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Dr. Dalton Wolfe, scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute, led a tour of the physiotherapy gym at St. Joseph Health Care London’s Parkwood Institute for 14 nursing students from Kyungil University in South Korea.

The nursing students have spent six weeks in Canada as part of the Health Care and English as a Second Language Program at King’s University College, during which they focused on English as a language instruction with a focus on medical terminology.

Dr. Wolfe showcased various physiotherapy tools, including a locomat and exoskeleton and explained how holistic and practice-based research can lead to better patient outcomes.